Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.— Harry S. Truman
Belligerent Memorial Day Heroes quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
We cherish too, the Poppy red That grows on fields where valor led, It seems to signal to the skies That blood of heroes never dies.
It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle.
It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
I consider it an indispensible duty to close this last solemn act of my official life by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God and those who have the superintendence of them into his Holy keeping.
Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.
Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.
Real heroes are men who fall and fail and are flawed, but win out in the end because they've stayed true to their ideals and beliefs and commitments.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
I cherish the memories of a question my grandson asked me the other day when he said, 'Grandpa, were you a hero in the war?' Grandpa said 'No... but I served in a company of heroes.'
Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice.
My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
The modern patriotism, the true patriotism, the only rational patriotism is loyalty to the Nation all the time, loyalty to the Government when it deserves it.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
They are dead; but they live in each Patriot's breast, And their names are engraven on honor's bright crest.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
So long as there are men, there will be wars.
Your silent tents of green We deck with fragrant flowers;
Yours has the suffering been, The memory shall be ours.
I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.
I have one sentiment for soldiers living and dead: cheers for the living; tears for the dead.
Cause there ain’t no doubt I love this land, God Bless the U.S.A.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
"Dead upon the field of glory," Hero fit for song and story.
Alas, how can we help but mourn When hero bosoms yield their breath! A century itself may bear But once the flower of such a death.
The hero dead cannot expire: The dead still play their part.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, and leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature gently spare The shaft we raise to them and thee.
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody.
To those of you mourn the loss of a loved one today, my heart goes out to you.
We remember that the blessings that we enjoy as Americans came at a dear cost. Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we cannot ever fully repay. But we can honor their sacrifice, and we must. We must honor it in our own lives by holding their memories close to our hearts, and heeding the example they set.
Live the way you want to be remembered.
Canada is lacking two things. It's true. Don't make me say it again. The first is Olympic Heroes [...] The second thing that Canada is lacking is Memorial Day, which is today by the way, where we in the States celebrate our war heroes by having barbeques . And I realize here in Canada you can't have barbeques because you'd probably be attacked by a moose, or caribou, or even a grizzly.
Don't forget who your heroes are, what they mean to you, and why they mean that to you.